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General Mayhem 

YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c

Type:  Sport, 30'
Original:  YDS: 5.11a French: 6c Ewbanks: 22 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 22 British: E3 5c [details]
FA: Vaino Kodas, doni, Michelle Montgomery
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Submitted By: J tot on May 23, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: General Mayhem


A stout V3ish boulder problem through the first couple bolts gives way to slightly easier but sustained climbing.


On the arete between Flake Out and Green Thumb.


Well bolted at the bottom where the route is hard, with the bolts spacing out as you go.

Fixed chains for anchors.

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By Lisa Cecchini
May 24, 2010
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b

Great climb, its short but I liked it alot.
By doni
From: NM
May 24, 2010
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

FA was Vaino Kodas, doni, Michelle Montgomery. The name of the climb is General Mayhem. Glad you liked it!
By Jarred Cleerdin
Jun 8, 2010
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Fun short route no harder than 5.9+ all the holds are positve and big. Might seem a little harder for shorter people making the big left move.
By Jason Halladay
From: Los Alamos, NM
Jun 9, 2010
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

I added some leaver 'biners to the chains on this route last Friday. It would be sweet if they didn't get ripped off.
By Devin C.
Jun 9, 2010
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

Nice addition to the area! Agree with the v3-ish maybe v2+ boulder problem at the start! For me v2-v3 does not translate into 5.10 in very many ways, I give this a solid .11a and I'm 6'2". Great climb and well protected, props to those who set it up!!
By Scott Beguin
From: Santa Fe, NM
Apr 26, 2012

This thing shut me down. I feel it is harder than .11a. Isn't v3 equivalent to 5.12? Maybe I was missing something.
By LeeAB Brinckerhoff
From: ABQ, NM
Apr 26, 2012
rating: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c

V2 would be 5.11 and V3, 5.11+. However since most people boulder harder than the climb on a rope and it is only hard at the start it might be easier for them than say 50 feet of 5.10- climbing to a V2 which would likely be 5.11/5.11+ as well.
By Andrew B. Ellis
Sep 4, 2017
rating: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

All in all this is a really fun V1 followed by 5.9+ climbing to the anchors. A tough 5.11a at the hardest. some tricky feet keep it in grade. (I certainly missed them on my first try)

Cool little route! would be a great first 5.11 lead.

I think the guy claiming it was 5.9+ was talking about the route to the right? (just around the arete, "green thumb")

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